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Top fitness classes for men

Top fitness classes for men
Written by Paula

It’s good a feeling, to know and see that your body is in shape. With the summer just around the corner, a lot of people are rushing to the gyms to train intensely before slipping into their swimsuits.

But exercise is something that should be done with moderation and awareness. Yes, maintaining active is an important part of our everyday lives. That’s why exercise should be practiced in a healthy way, as part of a weekly routine and not in a rush before beach season arrives.

There are plenty of ways to keep fit around the city. ShBarcelona presents a list with some of the top fitness classes for men:

Kickboxing

fit2This is a high energy workout that helps you not only learn how to defend yourself, but to tone your upper and lower body muscles, increase your flexibility, better your circulation, relieve stress, burn fat, improve balance and coordination.

Here are some of the places where you can try a Kickboxing class in Barcelona:

Kickboxing Barcelona

DKSR

Kickboxing & Muay Thai 

Virgin Active

Spinning

Spinning is a form of exercise practiced using a stationary bicycle. It is a good way to burn calories, build muscle tone, increase your cardio endurance and relieve stress.

Body Pump

Body Pump is a form of exercise in which you train with weights. It is an effective way to burn calories and build muscle.

You can find Body Pump and Spinning classes at any of the following gyms:

Eurofitness

Holmes Place 

Aiguajoc 

Virgin Active

Dir

Pilates

Contrary to popular belief, Pilates isn’t a class only for women. It is actually a form of exercise that values the balanced development of the body through the strengthening and increased muscular flexibility.  Pilates can help men shape and tone their body, strengthen their core, reduce pain and stress, increase physical coordination and improve their posture.

There are several places in Barcelona where you can practice Pilates. Here are some of the options:

Centre Pilates Barcelona 

Dynamic Pilates 

Balance Studio 

Fisi yoga & Pilates 

Squash

fit1Forbes Magazine calls it the most complete form of exercise there is and the truth is, playing squash comes with many benefits. It boosts cardiovascular fitness, improves hand-eye coordination, burns off calories, develops strength and power, furthers concentration, boosts flexibility and sprint speed. It improves your fitness in general with more oxygen circulating around the body and energy being supplied to the muscles, instead of forming fat.

You can practice squash at one of the following places:

Esportiu Rocafort

Dir

Nick Spa & Sports Club 

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